America’s First Infantada

By Joel Kotkin, American Mind The national consciousness regresses to the level of the toddler, casting everything in stark terms of good and bad. “We are here to guide public opinion, not to discuss it.” Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, 1804 By the calendar, the American republic is mature, but […]

The Anarchist Mission in the Modern World

Anarchist News It’s not a novel idea, for today large projects aimed to rebuild the world are in decline. In the twentieth century, the powerful movements mobilized millions of people to storm political Olympus and start “great construction projects”. But during the last century, they have gone bankrupt […]

A Biden Doctrine Starts to Take Shape

By Andrew Bacevich, The American Conservative In President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress, military issues figured as an afterthought. Yet implicit in his presentation was a potential shift in basic U.S. policy from activism to restraint. The central purpose of American military power, he announced, […]

The Military Origins of Facebook

By Whitney Webb, Unlimited Hangout Facebook’s growing role in the ever-expanding surveillance and “pre-crime” apparatus of the national security state demands new scrutiny of the company’s origins and its products as they relate to a former, controversial DARPA-run surveillance program that was essentially analogous to what is currently […]

Support the Tropes

By Alan McLeod, MROnline riginally published: FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting) (April 9, 2021)   |  In an earlier piece (FAIR.org, 3/3/21), we explored some country case study examples of how the press helps to manufacture consent for regime change and other U.S. actions abroad among left-leaning audiences, […]

These three firms own corporate America

By Jan Fichtner, Eelke Heemskerk, Javier Garcia-Bernardo, The Conversation A fundamental change is underway in stock market investing, and the spin-off effects are poised to dramatically impact corporate America. In the past, individuals and large institutions mostly invested in actively managed mutual funds, such as Fidelity, in which […]

We Are In a Revolution

From Sean Gabb. I think Sean may be understating it a bit. In the US, even the military, homeland security, and intelligence agencies are involved. We now have CIA propaganda talking about intersectionality. Meanwhile, anti-terrorism laws and state surveillance are being strengthened.

The Feminist Struggle Against Debt

By Ed “Once Upon A Time” Miles, Crixeo Recently, the transnational feminist movement has taken up the struggle against debt as a banner of struggle as part of the dynamics of the feminist strike. Around the world, we have said, “We want ourselves alive and debt-free!” (Argentina), “It […]